# American Institute of Mathematical Sciences

May  2011, 5(2): 323-339. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2011.5.323

## A nonlinear multigrid solver with line Gauss-Seidel-semismooth-Newton smoother for the Fenchel pre-dual in total variation based image restoration

 1 Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool, Peach Street, Liverpool L69 7ZL, United Kingdom 2 Institute of Biomathematics and Biometry, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Ingolstädter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany 3 Department of Mathematics, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany

Received  September 2010 Revised  February 2011 Published  May 2011

Based on the Fenchel pre-dual of the total variation model, a nonlinear multigrid algorithm for image denoising is proposed. Due to the structure of the differential operator involved in the Euler-Lagrange equations of the dual models, line Gauss-Seidel-semismooth-Newton step is utilized as the smoother, which provides rather good smoothing rates. The paper ends with a report on numerical results and a comparison with a very recent nonlinear multigrid solver based on Chambolle's iteration [6].
Citation: Ke Chen, Yiqiu Dong, Michael Hintermüller. A nonlinear multigrid solver with line Gauss-Seidel-semismooth-Newton smoother for the Fenchel pre-dual in total variation based image restoration. Inverse Problems & Imaging, 2011, 5 (2) : 323-339. doi: 10.3934/ipi.2011.5.323
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